Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Create Google Maps easily with Click2Map

Check out Click2Map. Click2Map lets you create Google Maps easily without any knowledge of programming.

Maps created with Click2 Map can then be published as web pages and shared, or as widgets that can be embedded in existing websites.

With Click2Map you can create as many maps and as many markers as you wish. There's no limit.

Check out Click2Map's Product Tour page to see Click2Map in action.

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Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Create Maps Mashups with GeoCommons "Maker"

"Maker" launched by FORTIUSONE is a web application that enables non-technical users to create Mashups using their own data or/and GeoCommons open source data. FortiusOne's GeoCommons enables you to leverage massive amounts of valuable data to detect trends, risks and opportunities, resulting in a complete view of your business information.

The tool provides users the ability to view multiple datasets on a single map. You can choose from 'Basemap' from Google Maps, Yahoo Maps, Live Maps or Open Street Maps.

Check out these interactive maps at "Maker" on Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index.

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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Google's desire to see the world Mapped!

And with that in mind Google's Engineers from Bangalore, India have come with a unbelievable tool - "GOOGLE MAP MAKER". What this tool does is
allows you and your peers to add, edit and moderate most features you see on maps including roads, lakes, parks, points of interest, businesses, cities and localities. You will be able to trace many of these features using satellite images; as you trace, maps are immediately updated.

As of now, you can build maps in the countries of Cyprus, Iceland, Pakistan, Vietnam and the Caribbean nations of: Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Grenada, Jamaica, Netherlands Antilles, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago
The power and utility of Google's Map Maker can be seen with this before and after images from cyclone ravaged Myanmar. Google had no data for Myanmar prior to the deadly cyclone hitting the area. With the help Map Maker now it has all the data. (via)

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